Townhall with our CEO: Dr. Graham Sher is planning a live Q&A with all staff next week. His goal is to ensure that staff can easily ask him questions during the session and get the answers they need. As the details of this session are being worked out, we encourage you to give some thought to what information you would like to hear from Graham. Employees will be encouraged to ask their questions live, however, should you wish to submit a question in advance, you can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title “TOWNHALL”. Please stay tuned for more information in the coming days.
Work from home tips: Transitioning to virtual work can be a new and challenging experience for many of us. Juggling bored kids and caring for loved ones all while staying productive at the “office” can be difficult. To help you manage our new reality, here are five tips to access the technology available to you, and help you stay healthy, engaged and productive while working from home.
The need goes on — Blood to sustain an active four-year-old: Khoen’s story serves as a reminder that what we do matters. His red blood cells are shaped irregularly, causing his immune system to attack them. The current pandemic increases the chances he’ll need a transfusion. Because of his condition, just over a week ago he needed emergency surgery to remove his gallbladder and will possibly need his spleen removed in the next few years. “The need for blood doesn’t go away in a pandemic — and for people like Khoen, it can actually increase,” says his mother. Read more about Khoen’s story on blood.ca
Celebrating Green Shirt Day: As we weather these uncertain times, it is important to remember the thousands of Canadians who are still waiting for lifesaving organs and tissues. Today, employees and donors are sharing their support of organ and tissue donation by wearing green from coast to coast. Check out some of the inspiring #greenshirtday support on social media and don’t forget to share your own using the hashtags #GreenShirtDay #LoganBouletEffect #OrgansTissuesForLife #CanadasLifeline
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